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Advanced Therapies for Wound Management: The Role of Collagen

February 27, 2020
Wound chronicity is an ongoing challenge for patients and health care professionals around the globe. An astonishing 4.5 million people in the United States experience lower extremity wound chronicity...

Analyzing Your Technology to Meet Wound Care Documentation Requirements

July 29, 2014
By Lindsay D. Andronaco RN, BSN, CWCN, WOC, DAPWCA, FAACWS Patient safety is always of the utmost importance. Health care providers aim to improve the health of others. Having been in many settings...

Basics of Coding for CTP Reimbursement

November 30, 2023
In this interview, Dr. Jonathon Johnson, MD, MBA, CWSP covers the basics of coding for CTP reimbursement, such as JC and JW modifiers and how they are used. ...

Cellular and Tissue-Based Products: Continued Observations on Changes in Reimbursement

March 7, 2014
By Thomas E. Serena MD, FACS, FACHM, FAPWCA The Black OPPS continues unchecked. My last blog addressed the recent Centers for Medicare Services (CMS) outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) in...

Choosing an Evidence-Based Product for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Management

March 31, 2020
When determining the course of action for treating a given wound, it is important that wound care clinicians evaluate how advanced wound care therapies have been deemed evidence based and how the spec...

CTP Reimbursement: What’s New

November 30, 2023
Earlier this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new local coverage determination (LCD) impacting wound care providers, originally planned for implementation on October 1...

Distributor Update: Medicare Change Regarding Surgical Dressings Containing Honey

March 20, 2015
By Colton Mason Medicare has recently made a significant change to several wound care dressings with honey-based components. The Medicare contractor (PDAC) which assigns reimbursement codes to woun...

Highlights from the American Professional Wound Care Association's 2015 Annual Meeting

April 8, 2015
By Thomas E. Serena MD, FACS, FACHM, FAPWCA The American Professional Wound Care Association's (APWCA) annual meeting concluded in Philadelphia the last weekend in March. The meeting featured sever...
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